Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines


"This was my mother's recipe."


1 h servings 107 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 107 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 5 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Generously butter baking sheets.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar, white sugar, water and butter. Bring to a rapid boil and stir in pecans. Continue to cook and stir until large bubbles form on the surface, pecans begin to look sugary and mixture just begins to color. Remove from heat and drop by rounded spoonfuls onto prepared sheets. Let cool completely.
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  1. 27 Ratings


Gathering the ingredients and making the pralines were pretty easy but the recipe needs more clearer instructions. I had a hard time with melting the sugar at medium heat because it wouldn't me...

As written, this recipe is a 1 or a 2, not because of taste, but because of presentation. If made as directed, they will crumble to bits. I am from New Orleans, where the pecan praline origina...

Very good! However, I did add about 1/4 tsp vanilla extract to the mix to give them a little better flavor. I cooked mine on medium-high heat to speed up the process, and to keep them from run...

I followed the original recipe with no modifications to the ingredients, and my attempt was very successful. The only change that I implemented was placing the mounds of mixture on parchment pap...

When I thought these were done cooking, I dropped the first few onto sheets, and they were too runny. I put the mixture back on the stove for a few seconds and they seized up. Be very careful ab...

Great recipe! Please try it!

Taste- 5 stars; Directions: 3 stars; This was my first try at pecan pralines. I just got a wild hair to try them and, for my first try, they turned out pretty good. The only change I made was u...

Recipe needs more guidance (i.e. length of time to boil). I followed this recipe but added 1/4 tsp vanilla extract; however mixture was extremely runny it never "seized" up like others said.

Well, I guess I should have read the other review before trying this! I may have not waited long enough, but seize up on me it did! Oh well, sugar + nuts = good :) no matter what shape it is i...